Guest Blog

What to Do When Your Dog is Diagnosed with Cancer: Treatment, Prognosis, and Aftercare

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As you may already know, I’m very passionate about pet cancer awareness, treatment, and prevention. My own dog Cardiff is still in remission for T-Cell Lymphoma and it’s been almost 3 years since his first diagnosis (he’s had two Lymphoma episodes). I’ve learned so much about veterinary practice from Cardiff’s illness over the years. Additionally, […]

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How to Know If You Should Take Your Pet to the Vet Right Now

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Knowing when your canine or feline companion is having a health issue severe enough to merit an immediate evaluation by a veterinarian is a crucial part of pet ownership. Some health issues may permit you to observe your pet for a few hours to see if the condition worsens while others should be immediately evaluated […]

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How Air Fresheners Can Affect Your Pet’s Health

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By David F. Kramer I’ve not authored this article, but I contributed my veterinary perspective to David F. Kramer’s work. This article originally appeared on PetMD as How Air Fresheners Can Affect Your Pet’s Health. As parents and caregivers, one of the earliest lessons we learn is the concept of “baby-proofing”—keeping toxic substances and dangerous […]

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Pill-Popping Kitties: Inside the Pharmaceutical Treatment of Depressed and Anxious Cats

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I love having the chance to weigh in from my holistic veterinary perspective on a variety of topics, including those that are sometimes controversial. Recently, I weighed on depression in cats and the use of medications to manage feline behavioral issues for Vice.com in Pill-Popping Kitties: Inside the Pharmaceutical Treatment of Depressed and Anxious Cats. […]

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Can Medical Marijuana Improve Your Pet’s Health?

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Are you aware that marijuana products can help pets suffering from a variety of health conditions? It’s somewhat of a controversial topic in veterinary medicine due to the perceptions people have about the medicinal aspects of cannabis for humans, as many folks still harbor the antiquated perspectives of Reefer Madness and the legality issues of marijuana […]

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